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It's the ultimate cleaning task: Clean the closet. But you can relax because we are with you every step of the way.
Whether you have 15 minutes, 30 minutes or an hour, Molly Maid president Meg Roberts is breaking down every room in your home so you can get the job done and do more enjoyable things (basically anything else).
If you have 15 minutes, choose one of the following:
- Give it a quick sweep. Working on only one shelf at a time, tidy the closet. Refold items that need it, keep like items together, place items you no longer want or use in a donation bag.
- Match shoes into pairs. If those shoes are scattered throughout the space, take a few minutes to match them back up.
If you have 30 minutes, choose one from above and one of the following:
- Reorganize. Make the most of hanging space. Fold clothes that don’t really need to be on hangers (jeans, sweaters, pajamas, etc.).
- Take a look at the linen closet (if applicable). Remove linens from closet, one shelf at a time. Wipe shelf with microfiber cloth.
- Dust. Dust the entire closet from top to bottom, from shelves to baseboards, especially the cobwebs in the corners.
- Remove smudges and scuffs. Take a look at the door. If there are marks, grab a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to remove them.
- Vacuum floor. Check out these tips though before you get started.
- Remove and clean the light fixture.
- Organize smaller items. Place smaller articles, such as scarves or gloves, on shelves or in bins to keep them together.